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Open Season for Private Placement Ads Begins

The ban on advertising and generally soliciting investors for private placements ends today. Under the amendments to Rule 506, companies can now advertise online, in print and even on television. If done, they must then take reasonable steps to verify … Continue reading

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WSJ Predicts a Tsunami of Private Placement Ads

Will there be a tsunami of private placement advertising in the wake of the SEC’s new rule permitting companies to solicit for capital? The WSJ seems to think that entrepreneurs will be jumping into social and other media to ask … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Pros

Of course, the crowd funding organization that has been at it the longest is your local public radio station. Feel free to give so NPR can live on. My local station is WAMU: http://wamu.org/campaign

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Crowd Funding For A Cause

Crowd funding is being used to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy. NPR ran a story about a young lady who posted her donation page and quickly collected funds from people she knew and from those she didn’t. Proceeds were … Continue reading

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